How is intertrigo prevented?

Updated: Aug 14, 2019
  • Author: Paras Vakharia, PharmD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Keeping the affected area and additional intertriginous areas dry, free of moisture, and exposed to air is recommended to help prevent recurrences. [4] Additionally, reducing skin-on-skin friction can help prevent intertrigo. [4]


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